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Delia has nearly 30 years of experience at regional and international auction houses in the United States, and is also currently the editor of an art and antiques trade publication that tracks market trends, auctions and antiques shows. Delia is a generalist in glass, ceramics, silver and other metals, fine art, textiles, antiquities, wines and spirits, stamps and currency, collectibles and dolls and toys. Additionally, she is a specialist in 15th to 21st Century furniture from around the world. Her extensive professional network of appraisers, curators, dealers and collectors has proven to be an invaluable resource in her work for Mearto.

How rare and valuable are your sneakers?

Rare sneakers are highly sought-after footwear that are often characterized by limited production, unique designs, collaborations with artists or celebrities, and high demand within the sneaker and streetwear communities. The value of rare sneakers is influenced by factors such as scarcity, brand reputation, designer collaborations, and cultural significance. Here are some examples of rare sneakers:

Nike Air Mag (Back to the Future):

Inspired by the shoes worn by Marty McFly in the movie "Back to the Future II," the Nike Air Mag is known for its futuristic design and limited production. The 2011 release featured self-lacing technology.

Adidas Yeezy Boost (Various Models):

Designed in collaboration with Kanye West, the Adidas Yeezy Boost series includes various models such as the 350, 500, and 700. Limited releases and unique colorways contribute to their rarity.

Air Jordan 1 (Fragment Design):

A collaboration between Nike's Jordan Brand and Fragment Design, the Air Jordan 1 Fragment is known for its premium materials and distinctive design. It's highly sought after by sneaker enthusiasts.

Off-White x Nike "The Ten" Collection:

Virgil Abloh's collaboration with Nike resulted in "The Ten" collection, featuring iconic models like the Air Jordan 1, Nike Blazer, and Nike Presto. The deconstructed aesthetic and signature zip ties make them highly coveted.

Travis Scott x Nike SB Dunk Low "Cactus Jack":

A collaboration between rapper Travis Scott and Nike, this SB Dunk Low features unique details, including a removable paisley print and a hidden pouch. It gained immense popularity upon its release.

Nike Dunk SB "Paris" (Co.Jp):

Originally released as part of the Japan-exclusive Co.Jp series in 2002, the Nike Dunk SB "Paris" is known for its limited production and distinct colorway. It has become a grail for many collectors.

Air Jordan 4 "Eminem" Encore:

Produced in collaboration with rapper Eminem, the Air Jordan 4 "Eminem" Encore is extremely rare, with only 50 pairs in existence. The shoes were released to coincide with the release of Eminem's "Encore" album.

Patta x Parra x Nike Air Max 1 "Cherrywood":

This collaboration between Patta, Parra, and Nike resulted in a highly sought-after Air Max 1 with a unique color palette and intricate details. Released in 2010, it remains a rare find.

Adidas NMD Hu Pharrell x Chanel:

A collaboration between Pharrell Williams, Chanel, and Adidas, this limited-edition NMD Hu features Chanel branding and is highly coveted for its exclusivity.

Air Jordan 11 "Space Jam":

The Air Jordan 11 "Space Jam" gained iconic status after being featured in the movie "Space Jam" starring Michael Jordan. Retro releases and special editions make it a sought-after sneaker.

Kaws x Air Jordan 4:

The collaboration between artist Kaws and Jordan Brand resulted in a unique Air Jordan 4 featuring Kaws' signature "XX" stitching and distinctive details, making it highly collectible.

SoleFly x Air Jordan 1 "Art Basel":

Released in collaboration with Miami-based retailer SoleFly during Art Basel 2018, this Air Jordan 1 features unique color-blocking and is limited to 223 pairs, making it a rare find.

It's important to note that the sneaker market is dynamic, and new releases may gain rarity and value over time. Authenticity is crucial when dealing with rare sneakers, and enthusiasts often use authentication services to verify the legitimacy of their purchases. We can help you with a sneaker appraisal right now. Submit it here

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